SKILL UP FOR MANUFACTURING CONTINUES TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS
While scheduling of new classes is temporarily suspended, those interested are encouraged to click APPLY NOW and complete all fields. You will receive an email from staff with a link to complete a required online assessment.
New class dates will be announced based on capacity and demand.
Use this time to brush up on basic math, ruler reading and spatial reasoning skills BEFORE you take your assessment. CLICK HERE FOR STUDY RESOURCES >> Based on your results, you will be contacted about next steps.
MANUFACTURING IS ESSENTIAL
Gain fundamental skills and help fill entry-level roles. Skill Up includes:
- Free training delivered by Gateway or Middlesex community college in conjunction with Vinal and Eli Whitney technical high schools.
- Cash stipend during training
- Minimum 175 pre-apprenticeship hours
- Six Sigma certification
- OSHA 10 safety card
- Job development
JOBS WAITING TO BE FILLED
Employers helped design the Skill Up program. They visit the class and attend special events to meet trainees and discuss job opportunities. Check out the EMPLOYER SITE >> to see all the companies that have already hired Skill Up grads.
SHORT TERM TRAINING
Skill Up is taught by instructors with industry experience and includes a basic Intro to Manufacturing 5-week course that covers fundamentals and safety. Go further with additional weeks for Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Fundamentals or Plastics Manufacturing Skills.